One of the objectives of the ISPLS is to "honor the leaders in the science of surveying." We do this by offering annual awards for Surveyor of the Year; Distinguished Service Award; Friend of Society and Special Recognition.
Nathan J. Dang, Surveyor of the Year 2015.
John Elle and Roger Ellis, Distinguished Service Award Winners 2014.
Bob Jones, Surveyor of the Year 2014.
Keith Simila, Friend of the Society 2014.
Jack Clark, Distinguished Service Award 2013.
Curt Smith accepts the 2012 Award for Distinguished Service.
2011 Distinguised Service Award Winner John Howe. Photos by Nathan Dang.
(a) A nomination for the Distinguished Service to the Land Surveying Profession Award shall be presented to the Board prior to the December meeting of the Board.
(b) A record and biographical sketch in writing shall accompany the nomination.
(c) The Board shall not take action on such nominations prior to the December meeting.
(d) The Distinguished Service Award shall be awarded only when the Board feels that such award is justified.
(e) The following minimum requirements must be met to qualify for the Distinguished Service Award:
(a) Nomination for the Surveyor of the Year Award shall be presented to the Board prior to the November meeting of the Board.
(b) A record and biographical sketch in writing shall accompany the nomination. Said record shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(c) The recipient of the Surveyor of the Year Award shall be selected from the nominees by the Board prior to the annual meeting.
The Idaho Society of Professional Land Surveyors seeks to honor individuals whose works has consistently and significantly contributed to the profession of land surveying and/or the benefit of the society.